WYSO wins six awards from Ohio Associated Press

Luke Dennis, WYSO general manager and president. CONTRIBUTED

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Luke Dennis, WYSO general manager and president. CONTRIBUTED

Yellow Springs-based WYSO Public Radio recently won six awards from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors contest.

Wins included:

Best Continuing Coverage (Radio) - “Solar Energy in Ohio” by Chris Welter

Best Documentary or Series - “Trafficked” by Leila Goldstein

Best Enterprise Reporting - “The Ohio AG says stings rescue trafficking victims. Often that mean they’re arrested.” by Leila Goldstein

Best Feature Reporting - “Gigantic Trolls Found at the Aullwood Audubon Center” by Jason Reynolds

Second Place, Best Investigative Reporting - “ShotSpotter Generates Thousands of Alerts in Dayton, but Officers Find Few Crimes” by Mawa Iqbal

Second Place, Best Use of Sound - Second Place “Not Even Christmas Trees Could Escape the Everything Shortage” by Leila Goldstein

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In particular, Goldstein’s “Trafficked” series, which explores trafficking myths and originally aired on WYSO in early 2021, has since been produced into a limited-run podcast by the same title. “Trafficked” is available through Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, NPR One, and the WYSO app.

For more information, visit wyso.org or tune into 91.3FM.

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